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Mark Anthony Honer of Woodburn, Iowa, formerly of Dent, died on May 4 at his home under the care of hospice.

Mark was born Dec. 25, 1954 in Perham to Jake and

Frances Honer. He attended rural grade school District 1523 and also Dent before graduating from Perham High School. He was united in marriage to Corinna Loerzel in 1974 and to this union three children, Aaron, Adrian and Sayward, were born.

Mark moved to Iowa in 2003 and had worked at Firestone Tire company for over 19 years, until forced to retire because of poor health. On July 16, 2013 he married his longtime love, Lisa Pierce.

Mark is survived by his wife, Lisa; three children, Aaron (Sara) of Wadena, Adrian of New York Mills and Sayward of Detroit Lakes; grandchildren, Jack, Skylar, Brienna and Braiden; siblings, Gary (Rose), Angie (Mike), Kathy, Debby (Gerry), Tim, Pat (Pam); sister-in-law, Elaine; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Louis, Dale and Richard; sister, Sr. Deborah Honer OSF; sisters-in-law, Marilyn and Marlene Honer; and brother-in-law, Ronnie Harthun.

Mark will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 9, at Sacred Heart Church, Dent, with burial of cremains following in the church cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family in Mark's name for a memorial to be decided at a later date. Online condolences may be made at